A List of Excellent Personal-Development Sites I recently polled Ask Metafilter for the best personal development sites: I want to compile a list of personal development and productivity sites. I’m looking for sites with real, practical information that you can use in your everyday life, sites that motivate you to be a better person, to try new things. The suggestions included: Lifehacker — The 300-pound grandmother of productivity blogs (and I mean that in a good way — I love Lifehacker). Since asking the question, I discovered Guy Kawasaki’s Signum Sine Tinnitu, a weblog on entrepreneurship and marketing. GRS is committed to helping our readers save and achieve their financial goals. This article is about Self-Improvement, Self-Improvement
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How Business School Killed the Entrepreneur (and some worthy alternatives “Don’t use graduate school, or any other course of study, as a form of life avoidance. Pursue the course only if there’s a good reason.”~Chris Guillebeau Important Note: This post is intentionally in depth. It’s meant to be a resource you read, bookmark and come back to as your life situation demands. I had first planned this to be a PDF guide, but I wanted to get it out to you all right away as I know a few people need it now. Let the action begin… The Systematic Killing of the Entrepreneur Lately, I have become the go-to guy when it comes to transitions. When someone’s peering over the edge thinking about taking the leap to a more meaningful existence, I get an email, a blog comment, a coaching inquiry or a request to meet. That’s why I’ve created this site and it’s the most passionate topic I’ve come across. Dinner with Harvard. A few weeks ago I had dinner with two very good friends who are finishing their final semester at Harvard Business School. Why question business school? 1. 2. 3.
The 20 Best Productivity and Personal Development Blogs One of the things that many freelancers struggle with is that we find it hard to manage time. No matter how much we wish there were more hours in a day, the fact is that a day is only going to consist of 24 hours. If we can’t straighten our priorities, our productivity level and creativity isn’t going through shine through our work. Having said good bye to 2009, it’s time to take control of our career and get things done, faster and more effectively. Today we are bringing you a list of some of the best productivity and personal development related blogs on the web. 20 Blogs You Should Read Listed below are some of the best blogs in this particular field. Please note that the list below is not a ranking and the blogs mentioned are in no particular order. GTD Times: GTD Times is the official blog of David Allen and the David Allen Company. Your Turn to Share We know there are far more than twenty productivity and personal development blogs. Image by chovy
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The History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less Quantum fluctuation. Inflation. Expansion. Strong nuclear interaction. Particle-antiparticle annihilation. Copyright 1996-1997 by Eric Schulman. This piece was the inspiration for the book A Briefer History of Time and led to the Annals of Improbable Research Universal History Translation Project. Interested in learning more about any of these events?